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Dec 31, 2016

Leadership Champions Update: Book Recommendation

This month’s highlighted leadership book is Creativity, Inc., by Ed Catmull, president of Pixar Animation and Disney Animation. 

Sen. Thom Tillis and Ethan Holland

Dec 31, 2016

Helms Internship Update

A report from one of the Interns chosen for the Helms Summer Internship in Washington D.C. 

2017, written across a beach scene

Dec 31, 2016

Leadership Champions Update: Assessing the Year

Take time to reflect on the past year to be able plan for the coming year. 

Dec 31, 2016

CALS Leadership Programs Update

A review of the CALS Leadership Programs in 2016 

eggnog in an NC State branded pint glass

Dec 23, 2016

How to Prepare Your Own Eggnog

Ever wonder how to make your own egg nog at home? NC State University's Dr. Ben Chapman has a few tips for how to safely prepare this holiday staple on your own. 

Lake Wheeler farm in foreground, with Raleigh skyline in background

Dec 23, 2016

You Decide: What Should Be North Carolina’s Economic Agenda?

With 2017 rapidly approaching, it's time to look to the future. The dawn of a new year holds promise and hope for what we all want to accomplish in the coming months. North Carolina has it's goals set, but how should the state go about attaining them? 

Arboretum gate in November in the early afternoon

Dec 22, 2016

JC Raulston Arboretum’s New Grand Entrance Open Every Day of the Year

Fun for people of all ages and free to the public, NC State's JC Raulston Arboretum is ready to debut its unique new pedestrian gate. 

image of a decorated graduation cap

Dec 21, 2016

December Graduates’ Reflections

We caught up with a few CALS students on graduation day to hear about their time in the college and their hopes for the future. 

Front exterior of Patterson Hall

Dec 21, 2016

Esbenshade Tapped as FSLI Director

Dr. Ken Esbenshade has been named director of the Food Systems Leadership Institute, a national executive leadership program. 

Ben Smith examines a hemlock tree.

Dec 20, 2016

Far from Being Futile, Resistance is This Tree Breeder’s Goal

At the Mountain Research Station in Waynesville, postdoctoral researcher Ben Smith patiently tends thousands of evergreen seedlings. His goal: to find at least a few that will tolerate two tiny but troublesome pests.